Church Growth

BEING A SMALL CHURCH PASTOR ISN’T A PENALTY, IT’S A SPECIALTY

 https://www.christianitytoday.com/karl-vaters/2017/october/small-church-pastor-penalty-specialty.html?paging=off BY: KARL VATERS For years I bucked against the idea that I am a small church pastor. Instead of seeing it as my calling, my heart and my passion, I treated it like it was my penalty for not having the skills to be a big church pastor. So I consumed every church growth […]

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THE VISION TO PLANT 50 NEW CHURCHES IN WAR-TORN UKRAINE

Bob Cave serves as IPHC’s Continental Director for Europe. He sent me this letter after reading the story printed in Cutting Edge last week about 200,000 people who gathered in Ukraine to celebrate Jesus and the 500th year anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. I know Bob Cave personally and highly recommend his ministry to you. Bob […]

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200,000 TAKE TO THE STREETS OF UKRAINE TO PRAISE JESUS AND CELEBRATE THE PROTESTANT REFORMATION

By: Onan Coca  September 22, 2017 In an amazing display of solidarity with their history, more than 200,000 Ukrainians poured out on to the streets of Kiev to sing songs and to praise Jesus as they celebrated the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation. (Something we will do here in the USA on October 31st.) Sergey Rakhuba […]

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Franklin Graham: Current Events Could be “Biblical Signs before Christ’s Return”

http://www.christianheadlines.com/blog/franklin-graham-current-events-could-be-biblical-signs-before-christ-s-return.html By: Veronica Neffinger | Editor, ChristianHeadlines.com | Wed., Sept. 13, 2017 Evangelist Franklin Graham recently commented on events in the world today, and suggested that they could be signs of the end times and Jesus’ impending return. CBN News reports that Graham, in a Facebook post, wrote, “Wildfires raging on the West Coast. Violent hurricanes, one after […]

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MOTHER AND DAUGHTER CHURCH CELEBRATE DAUGHTER’S 10TH YEAR

By: Frank Tunstall River of Life Church (Rev. Richard Goad, Pastor) and daughter congregation, Passion Church (Rev. Steve Ely, Pastor) celebrated Passion Church’s 10th Anniversary in the morning service on August 27. Pastor Richard hosted the joint service, and Rev. Stacy Hilliard was the featured speaker. The morning was a Pentecostal celebration with powerful camp […]

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THE SOUTHERN BAPTIST (RE-)EMERGENCE IN CHURCH PLANTING

ChristianityToday.com/edstetzer/2017/august/southern-baptists-emergence-in-church-planting        Ed Stetzer spoke at the recent IPHC General Conference in Orlando. He says that “Church planting accelerates and advances the kingdom in exponential ways.” We can see much of our own IPHC church planting history in how Dr. Stetzer spells out theirs.- Pastor Frank By: Ed Stetzer In the last few years, Southern […]

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WHAT THE CARPENTER SEES IN YOU

https://hutchcraft.com/a-word-with-you/your-most-important-relationship/what-the-carpenter-sees-in-you-7979  By Ron Hutchcraft  Hutchcraft.Com Many years ago we were shopping for a place where God wanted us to build a radio studio that we desperately needed. I’ve got a beautiful one at our headquarters today but back then we needed just something that would get us through. We were looking at a possible location […]

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MY REFLECTIONS ON THE GENERAL CONFERENCE

 By: Frank G. Tunstall I have returned home rejoicing at the work of the Holy Spirit in the General Conference in Orlando. My first General Conference was 1961 in Richmond. Emmanuel’s President W. G. Drum sent me on a train as a freshman college student to make a speech representing Emmanuel College. I’ve attended all of them […]

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REMEMBER THIS WHEN YOU’RE TIRED OF PEOPLE

thrivingpastor.com/remember-this-when-youre-tired-of-people-2/?refcd=518301&utm_campaign=Remember+This+When+You’re+Tired+of+People   By: John McGee  July 10, 2017 / Focus on the Family Have you ever been tired of people? Have you ever looked down on your Caller ID and let out a soft groan when you saw who it was? You know you’re supposed to be kind, compassionate, and helpful, but sometimes, instead of […]

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